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NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Science Our Environment Part 2

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NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Science Our Environment Part 2

NCERT Class 10 Science Chapter wise Solutions

  • 1 – Chemical Reactions and Equations
  • 2 – Acids, Bases and Salts
  • 3 – Metals and Non-metals
  • 4 – Carbon and Its Compounds
  • 5 – Periodic Classification of Elements
  • 6 – Life Processes
  • 7 – Control and Coordination
  • 8 – How do Organisms Reproduce?
  • 9 – Heredity and Evolution
  • 10 – Light Reflection and Refraction
  • 11 – Human Eye and Colourful World
  • 12 – Electricity
  • 13 – Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
  • 14 – Sources of Energy
  • 15 – Our Environment
  • 16 – Management of Natural Resources

NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Science Our Environment Part 2

1. Which of the following groups contain only biodegradable items?

(a) Grass, flowers and leather

(b) Grass, wood and plastic

(c) Fruit peels, cake and lime-juice

(d) Cake, wood and grass

Ans. Groups (a), (c) and (d).

2. Which of the following constitute a food chain?

(a) Grass, wheat and mango

(b) Grass, goat and human

(c) Goat, cow and elephant

(d) Grass, fish and goat.

Ans. (b) Grass, goat, human

NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Science Our Environment Part 2

3. Which of the following are environment-friendly practices?

(a) Carrying cloth-bag to put purchases in while shopping.

(b) Switching off unnecessary lights and fans.

(c) Walking to school instead of getting your mother to drop you on her scooter.

(d) All of the above.

Ans. (d) All of the above.

4. What will happen if we kill all the organisms in one trophic level?

Ans. If we kill all the organisms in one trophic level, the number of individuals in the next trophic level will decrease due to non-availability of food. Also, the number of individuals in the previous trophic levels will increase because there is no one to feed on them. This will cause imbalance in the environment.

5. Will the impact of removing all the organisms in a trophic level be different for different trophic levels? Can the organisms of any trophic level be removed without causing any damage to the ecosystem?

Ans. Yes, the impact of removing all the organisms of a trophic level will be different for different trophic levels. The effect will be time related. If we remove all the producers, primary consumers will be affected instantly. Secondary consumers will affect after a gap and tertiary consumers after a longer gap.

6. What is biological magnification? Will the levels of this magnification be different at different levels of the ecosystem?

Ans. The phenomenon of progressive increase in concentration of certain harmful non-biodegradable chemicals such as DDT at different levels of food chain is called biological magnifications.

The concentration of harmful chemicals will be different at different trophic levels. It will be lowest in the first trophic level and highest in the last trophic level of the food chain.

NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Science Our Environment Part 2

7. What are the problems caused by non-biodegradable wastes that we generate?

Ans. (a) Non-biodegradable pesticides and fertilizers run off to water bodies to cause water pollution.

(b) Some of the non-biodegradable pesticides like DDT enter the food chain and cause biomagnifications in humans and other animals.

NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Science Our Environment Part 2

8. If all the wastes we generate is biodegradable, will this have no impact on the environment?

Ans. It will have only short term impact on environment, the action of decomposers will slow down and some air/water pollution will be caused. However, in longer term, there will be no impact of biodegradable wastes on the environment.

NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Science Our Environment Part 2

9. Why is damage to the ozone layer a cause for concern? What steps are being taken to limit this damage?

Ans. Ozone layer stops ultraviolet radiations from the Sun from reaching the earth. Ultraviolet rays cause cancer, cataract and damage to the immune system of human beings.

In 1987, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) succeeded I forging an agreement between nations to freeze chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) production to 1986 levels. CFCs are the main cause of ozone layer depletion.

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